New on Gwulo: 2020, week 40 | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong
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New on Gwulo: 2020, week 40

I've listed some of the recent highlights below, but you can visit the What's New page at any time to see all the latest additions to the site.

 

General

 


 

Places

 


 

Book news

Monday's talk with May Holdsworth and Christopher Munn about the recently published book, Crime, Justice and Punishment in Colonial Hong Kong is fully booked. If you were able to get a ticket, I look forward to seeing you at Tai Kwun on Monday.

Gwulo's new book, Volume 4, is making good progress. Since the last update Lilly, the book's designer, has taken my draft and started work on the final layout, with the first several chapters already complete. I always enjoy this time, as it is when I get the first glimpse of how the finished book will look. The layout will be finished by the end of the month, then it heads off to the printer.

Here are some details cropped from the new book's photos:

Buried treasure!
Buried treasure! (p.22)

 

Baskets on a shoulder pole
Baskets on a shoulder pole (p.29)

 

1896 Brick carrier
1896 Brick carrier (p.31)

 

Sunshine Susie
Sunshine Susie (p.36)

 

Taking a step back to Volume 3, thank you to the Amazon reader who left this positive review:

Excellent photo history books of Hong Kong - Yet another superb volume in the series. If you have any interest in the history of such a fascinating country as Hong Kong, then these books are for you. The photographs are fantastic, as is the journey / guided tour that Mr Bellis takes you on in his narrative investigation into them. I can’t wait for volume 4.

 


 

People

 


 

Photos

Grampian Road Houses
Grampian Road Houses, by foundin_a_attic

 

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Lion Rock in the distance, by foundin_a_attic

 

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Peking Road, by Michael Willems

 

Sail making Nathan Road
Sail making Nathan Road, by foundin_a_attic

 

Cemetery
Cemetery, by foundin_a_attic

 

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View from Mess roof, by foundin_a_attic

 

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Bottoms Up, by Michael Willems

 

Kowloon Garden City
Kowloon Garden City, by foundin_a_attic

 

Lo Wu Camp
Lo Wu Camp, by foundin_a_attic

 

Aldrich Bay from Lyemun Camp 1949
Aldrich Bay from Lyemun Camp 1949, by foundin_a_attic

 

Nulli Secundus in Oriente (2018)
Nulli Secundus in Oriente (2018), by Larry Suen

 

Postcards Hong Kong wrapper postcards by M. Sternberg
Postcards Hong Kong wrapper postcards by M. Sternberg, by Charles in Shanghai

 

Hong Kong - Macau steamliner Fat Shan (1887-1933) in Hong Kong
HK - Macau steamliner Fat Shan (1887-1933) in Hong Kong, by Charles in Shanghai

 

Royal Marine Crest taken in 1946
Royal Marine Crest taken in 1946, by Jack O’Sullivan

 

Kowloon air view TST 1927-28
Kowloon air view TST 1927-28, by eternal1966e

 

Chatham Road Houses 1927/28 annotated
Chatham Road Houses 1927/28 annotated, by Klaus

 

1970 TST Hankow rd
1970 TST Hankow rd, by Eternal1966

 

1945 Above TST
1945 Above TST, by Eternal1966

 

Tai Po Kau
Tai Po Kau, by Bruce Deadman

 

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Kirsty's family 0049.jpg, by Kirsty Norman

 

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Kirsty's family 0042 - Rockies beach Cheung Chau.jpg, by Kirsty Norman

 

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Kirsty's family 0051 - Cheung Chau Dragonboat.jpg, by Kirsty Norman

 


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